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    Iestyn

    Middleweight project

    The material for the "shell" i'm planning to use is semi-flexible TPE, and cheap and cheerful PLA for most of the mockup parts, as well as for

    Iestyn Yesterday, 15:12 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    BOB FW Series

    Depends on the steel but in general, yes, they are stronger. I tend to use 10mm thick bolts as my locking bar.

    Ocracoke 14th May 2021, 16:10 Go to last post
    sean retro

    BOB FW Series

    I moved the safety bar lower and it worked a bit, I think the camping pegs I was using are made of aluminum, 5mm thick. Will a steel bar be stronger?

    sean retro 14th May 2021, 15:58 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Middleweight project

    Design looks good, will be interested in the 3D prints, what material is the filament? I'd go with Rollcage personally.

    Ocracoke 13th May 2021, 10:18 Go to last post
    Iestyn

    Middleweight project

    Update:

    The design is now about 99% done. I've had to ditch the idea to use a hardox pipe as the body, and came up with a more aesthetically

    Iestyn 12th May 2021, 18:03 Go to last post
    team death

    BOB FW Series

    Great to see a post from you Sean.
    Technically the locking bar should stop the weapon from activating by accident and as
    your weapon continues

    team death 11th May 2021, 19:00 Go to last post
    McMullet

    BOB FW Series

    Hah, seems like what you have there is a steel bar bender! Look forward to seeing new BOB. Shame to think of BOB3 getting "retired" though,

    McMullet 11th May 2021, 18:04 Go to last post
    sean retro

    BOB FW Series

    With Robodojo coming back. I've been back working on my robots, I'm going to retire BOB 3 by putting it in full combat, give it a good beating. Right

    sean retro 11th May 2021, 10:19 Go to last post